Ana Macedo

Marg Schulz.

Marg Schulz: Passion for horses

In the mid-sixties, a huge earthquake rocked Alaska. This sent a series of seismic waves along the West Coast of Vancouver Island, hitting Port Alberni late in the night.

Marg Schulz.

Tammy Sloan: Building a stronger community

Tammy Sloan has incredible drive. She’s a go-getter who sets her sights…

Kindergarten teacher Wendy Lawson reads to her class at Little Mountain elementary.

Wendy Lawson: Making a difference for 36 years

It was once said that the true value of a teacher is determined not by what they know, not by their ability to impart what they know but by their ability to stimulate in others a desire to know.

Kindergarten teacher Wendy Lawson reads to her class at Little Mountain elementary.
Kevin Prachnau.

Kevin Prachnau: Home-grown success

When you speak with Kevin Prachnau, there are two things that you quickly realize; he’s both a natural-born businessman and an incredibly hard worker.

Kevin Prachnau.
Gerry ten-Bohmer.

A little off the top with barber Gerry ten-Bohmer

Barbering is an ancient and noble profession that dates back thousands of…

Gerry ten-Bohmer.
Carol Tichelman.

Carol Tichelman: Commitment to community service

Carol Tichelman was blessed with wonderful parents. As young people, they had…

Carol Tichelman.
Grant Ullyot.

Grass roots with Grant Ullyot

I have known Grant Ullyot for as long as I’ve lived in…

Grant Ullyot.
Paula DeWitt-Krause at the podium.

Paula DeWitt-Krause: Musically driven

Have you ever been around a person that is so focused, passionate and immersed in what they do that they almost vibrate with enthusiasm? Paula DeWitt-Krause is one of those people and I must admit that her passion and dedication to her music is infectious.

Paula DeWitt-Krause at the podium.
Sue Northey believes in helping students find their inner leader.

Sue Northey: Building student leaders

Susan Northey, a leadership and physical education teacher at Vedder Middle School,…

Sue Northey believes in helping students find their inner leader.
Brandon Mindel was the Cat in the Hat for CSOPA’s production of Seussical the Musical in December.

Brandon Mindel: At home on the stage

A family that plays together stays together. For the Mindel family, truer…

Brandon Mindel was the Cat in the Hat for CSOPA’s production of Seussical the Musical in December.
Captain Mark Collins.

Mark Collins: The accidental firefighter

Each and every day, firefighters risk their lives to save victims of fire. These dedicated men and women contend with the dangers of structural collapses, heat stress, exposure to carbon monoxide and other gases, and a host of other serious hazards. Yet, they continue to serve their communities with courage, dedication and commitment.

Captain Mark Collins.
Evans Palmer.

Evans Palmer: The pipes are blowing

The bagpipes have always had a strong connection with battle, war and…

Evans Palmer.
Sandra Froese.

Sandra Froese: Setting down roots

Sandra Froese looks back on her childhood with fond memories. She was…

Sandra Froese.
Steven Just created his own company Tek Solutions Canada.

Steve Just: Finding success with his inner ‘techy’ side

At an early age, Steve Just was taught the value of a…

Steven Just created his own company Tek Solutions Canada.